Law and Policy


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Colorado Is Reopening Investigation Into Horrifying Police Killing of Elijah McClain. Here’s What We Know.

In the video, Elijah McClain can be seen sobbing as he repeatedly tells officers, “I’m just different.” Samara McClain said her brother was a massage therapist who planned to go to college.

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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Will Miami-Dade County’s Mayor Reject A Police Oversight Panel Again?

A police oversight legislation that was vetoed by Republican Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez in 2018, is up for vote again on Tuesday.

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Latinos Marching for Black Lives Denounce Being Stalked by ICE Agents at Protests

Reports from Arizona, New York City, and Washington D.C. indicate officers of ICE and the FBI patrolled protests, and racially profiled some protesters.

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Protesters: Defund Police. Politicians: Eh, Not Yet.

Activists in Florida are urging their local governments to put the money towards community-based programs for the disadvantaged.

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Trump Tweets Conspiracy Theory About 75-Year-Old Man Assaulted by Police

Hundreds of videos show police escalating violence at protests, yet the president is still trying to blame antifa.

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Democrats Just Laid Out Their Police Reform Plan. Here’s What’s in It.

After two weeks of national protests over the murder of George Floyd, some potential progress on police reform is on the horizon.